What a surprising little action-adventure gem this was! It has everything! A treasure chest filled with gold, dastardly pirates, storms at sea and shipwrecks. It has a deserted island, deep sea diving (in an awesome Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea type diving helmet), and dangerous encounters with sharks. The book boasts a heroic captain and his able crew that are more than a match for the pirates, and the end result was a niece and nephew (and old auntie) who were delighted with this salty and adventurous easy reader!